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  Hawiye - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hawiye (or Hawiya) is a Somali clan, comprising about 25% of the Somali population.
The Hawiye live in central and southern Somalia, but also in larger numbers in Kenya and Ethiopia.
Subclans of the Abgal are Wabudhan (Daoud, Rer Mattan, Mohamed Muse), Harti (Agonyar, Warsangeli and Abokor) and Waesli.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hawiye   (447 words)

 Somalia Harrying of the Hawiye   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Hawiye occupy the south central portions of Somalia.
In numbers the Hawiye in Somalia are roughly comparable to the Isaaq, occupying a distant second place to the Daarood clans.
Although the Hawiye had not held any major office since independence, they had occupied important administrative positions in the bureaucracy and in the top army command.
www.country-studies.com /somalia/harrying-of-the-hawiye.html   (536 words)

 Hawiye struggle with clan representation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Arta (IRIN, 2 Aug 2000) -The Hawiye, allocated 44 seats as one of the four main groups, have "90 percent agreement" but have been unable to satisfy some of the smallest sub-clans, one delegate told IRIN.
According to the delegate, the Hawiye "have developed a culture of dividing up over the last 10 years, since the establishment of the United Somali Congress (USC)".
The USC was an Hawiye opposition movement which established a congress in 1989, and divided up the central committee among the sub-clans.
www.arlaadinet.com /News/August/hawiye_struggle_with_clan_repres.htm   (199 words)

After more than three months of peace talks at a plush villa in Arta, some 30 km southwest of Djibouti city, one of the main clans, the Hawiye, is expected to be given the task of heading the new transitional authority in the shattered nation.
Mogadishu is traditionally Hawiye territory, which gives the recent creators of mayhem a critical, if ironic, role in re-establishing national peace, according to analysts.
Hawiye faction leaders were initially anointed by the clan elders in the early 1990’s, but then used "warlordism" to undercut traditional power.
www.somaliawatch.org /archivejuly/000823101.htm   (1655 words)

 United Nations Human Rights Website - Treaty Bodies Database - Document - Jurisprudence - Australia
He fears that the Hawiye clan will be controlling the airport on his arrival in Mogadishu and that they will immediately ascertain his clan membership and the fact that he is the son of a former Shikal elder.
The family was told by the Hawiye that they would suffer the consequences of their refusal to provide support to the clan, once the Hawiye came into power in Mogadishu.
The State party's indication of the existence of an agreement between the Shikal and Hawiye clans affording some sort of protection to the Shikal is categorically refuted by counsel on the basis of information provided by reliable sources, and is considered as unreliable and impossible to corroborate.
www.unhchr.ch /tbs/doc.nsf/MasterFrameView/b054cbf1e34a6c278025679a003c37ec?Opendocument   (5747 words)

 Young Hawiyes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Had Grant been alive today he would have appreciated another unknown group, the people of Hawiye, joining the ranks of those who exercised the right to revolution, staked their lives, their property and proudly achieved their victory.
In less than twenty six days the masses of Hawiye both ended a thirty year old domination and dealt death blow to the oppressive state institutions that served this domination.
Namely, if Hawiye people destroyed state institutions in order to deprive the overthrown enemy any tools to reconstitute themselves then it is time for Hawiye people to create unqiue Hawiye institutions that would protect Hawiye freedom and economy.
www.younghawiye.com   (319 words)

 Some key actors in the transitional process   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
He is from the Habar Gedir subclan of the Hawiye clan.
He is from the Murusade subclan of the Hawiye clan.
He is from the Abgal subclan of the Hawiye clan.
www.irinnews.org /print.asp?ReportID=46977   (822 words)

 The Genocide File -  Genocide in Mogadisho (3 &4)
The exclusively Hawiye USC armed militia succeeded in ousting the ruthless dictator from Mogadisho and in January 1991, Siyad Barre fled to Garbaharey, an area inhabited mostly by Barre's clan of Marehan (a Darood subclan).
The non- Hawiye civilians are subjects of these neighborhood gangs and are unable to protect or vie for themselves.
We urge members of the Hawiye clan abroad to condemn the USC in the same spirit as their relatives in Mogadisho had by providing sanctuary and safe passage for the innocent non-Hawiye civilians in Mogadisho.
www.somaliawatch.org /archivedec00/010122301.htm   (1926 words)

 Somaliuk Your Portal For News, Chat Rooms, Culture, Music, and Forums
Hawiye warlords too are not without blame and they have contributed the perpetual suffering of their people and revisit of history that we are dealing currently.
Through dive and rule of Hawiye, clan against clan, family against family, create new strife, tension and trigger unproven crises in order to prolong his grip of power and instability in the Hawiye heartland.
For Hawiye, they need to unify their political muscle, moral unity, economic resources, attentive to the creeping and deceptive dangers that dividing and ruling, while their marginalization is underway.
www.somaliuk.com /Forums/index.php?board=4;action=display;threadid=1488;start=0   (1642 words)

 International Crisis Group -
Powerful sub-clans within the Hawiye are now marginalized in the current transitional government, which constitutes a narrow coalition and not a broad-based government.
Unless the transitional government is reconstituted into a true government of national unity, it will face continued resistance from the bulk of the Hawiye clan, denying it access to the greater Mogadishu area and parts of central Somalia.
The clan-based Sharia courts -- almost all of which are affiliated with Hawiye lineages -- are valued by local populations and business interests, and constitute one of the few sources of local governance in southern Somalia.
www.crisisgroup.org /home/index.cfm?id=4201&l=4   (3057 words)

 Articles - The Pitiful Conspiracy to rewrite History and the Role of Somali National Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It was the SNM political prisoners taken from the North to be broken in the regime gaols that facilitated the Hawiye masses and the South to awake up to their yoke under their necks by the Barre autocracy.
The Hawiye since the advent of Italian colonization had been “hoodwinked” and marginalized losers by the cunning Darod in their own lands, as a result of the latter having cemented intimidate ties(involving strategically marriages) with the Fascist Italian administration.
The USC or Hawiye massacre of Darods in the 1990s was unfortunate and tragic and I wholly heartedly reject it since it was independent of anything the SNM or Somaliland stand for.
www.radiosomaliland.com /index.php/archive/13/www.radiosomaliland.com/index.php?itemid=21   (1239 words)

 Red Beret Reign of Terror
Faced with shrinking popularity and an armed and organized domestic resistance, Siad Barre unleashed a reign of terror against the Majeerteen, the Hawiye, and the Isaaq, carried out by the Red Berets (Duub Cas), a dreaded elite unit recruited from among the president's Mareehaan clansmen.
These actions were waged first against the Majeerteen clan (of the Daarood clan-family), then against the Isaaq clans of the north, and finally against the Hawiye, who occupied the strategic central area of the country, which included the capital.
The disaffection of the Hawiye and their subsequent organized armed resistance eventually caused the regime's downfall.
www.globalsecurity.org /military/world/war/somalia5.htm   (1222 words)

When Hawiye got power for about 10 years ago, they started killing each other and destroying all Somali resources.
We saw that Hawiye were even worse, Killings of the innocent in large numbers of themselves something that was almost unknown in Somalia before the civil war.
The tribalism says, I'm a Darod and you're a Hawiye, you’re not one of us so cannot become leader and there fore, you must be inferior.
www.madhibaan.org /news/news-post-04-01-1.htm   (597 words)

 News: Somalia, Somali presidential candidates make themselves known at talks   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
One such aspirant, Abdullah Ahmed Addow, 64, from the Hawiye clan, is a former finance minister and was ambassador to the United States in the early 1960s.
The chairman of the conference, Hassan Abshir Farah, 55, former mayor of Mogadishu and former interior minister in the self-declared autonomous region of Puntland, whose name is often mentioned as a possible candidate, told AFP that it was too soon to show his cards.
Siad Barre belonged to the Darod clan, and there is a widespread feeling in Arta that the next president should come from the same clan or from the Hawiye, which is dominant in central Somalia and in Mogadishu.
wwww.reliefweb.int /w/Rwb.nsf/vLCE/0DA6654DF56F7BEEC125693000440CBA?OpenDocument&StartKey=Somalia&ExpandView   (718 words)

 Minorities At Risk (MAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Majeerteen, along with the Hawiye and Issaq were some of the most effective opposition to Siad Barre's government and among the principal targets of repression under his regime.
The Hawiye occupy the central region, north from Mogadishu.
The United Somali Congress (USC), supported mainly by the Hawiye clan, claimed the post of president for one of its leaders and other clans objected.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/somissaq.htm   (1013 words)

 Hawiye Acton Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The answer is NO. In fact we believe the unity of Hawiye is key in finding a lasting solution to many of the contentious issues of Somalia.
History does not just happen, it is made by men and women of conviction, of commitment and of courage who will not allow others to decide their destiny.
Hawiye Action Group welcomes all those who are working to make the unity of our people a reality.
www.hawiyeactiongroup.com   (474 words)

 SOMALIA: Are "building blocks" the Solution? [19990719]
The Hawiye, in central regions of the country, have attempted to seek a local solution to their divisions, to provide a unified approach to national level politics.
This began last November as a Hawiye peace and reconciliation meeting, resolving most of the traditional differences between the Hawiye clans before moving into the political phase of the meeting in February.
One longer term problem regarding Mogadishu, now largely inhabited by Hawiye clans, is the widespread assumption of non-Hawiye clans that any capital of Somalia should be outside the control of any specific clan.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Hornet/irin_71999.html   (2035 words)

 SOMALI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Hawiye are a major clan family living in central southern Somalia, parts of Ethiopia, and extreme northeast Kenya.
Hawiye northern clans (Habar Gidir) speak a dialect of Common Somali similar to the adjacent Daarood clans, while Hawiye southern clans (especially Abgaal and Gaaljaal) speak the Benaadir dialect of Common Somali.
Daarood, Ogaadeen, Dir, Gadabuursi, Hawiye, and Isxaaq are major clan families in Ethiopia.
www.firstchoiceint.com /somali.htm   (442 words)

 math lessons - Mudug
The region's main inhabitants belong to the Habargedir clan, part of the Hawiye clan family, and affiliated clans inhabiting the lower half bordering the region of Galgadud.
The population of Mudug Region is nearly 1.5 million, with 5% belonging to the Hawiye clan and 95% to the Darod clan.
Politically, socially and economically the region is integrated with Mogadishu and neighbouring Hawiye regions.
www.mathdaily.com /lessons/Mudug   (146 words)

Hawiye u macaanaa jagadii darood u magacaabo !!!
oo miyaadan ogayna in uu geedi horay usoo magacaabay sawiiradaas waa yaab hawiye warkiisu waa baqtiga ma cuno laakiin fuudkiisana waa cabaa !!
tusaale xamar waxaa soo martay mar hawiye isku dayay in uu kadhiso maamul waxaana laga dhisay gudoomiye iyo lagudoomiye oon ka jirin calaamka horteed !!
www.somalimarket.com /stntv/maqaal.htm   (362 words)

 Ra'yiga dadweynaha
Ethiopia figured out to use Habar gidir and Hawiye as a whole to destroy the Somali government which seated Banadir.
It used the name of hawiye and all other hawiye clans died for them.
Now the new Somali government under Abdilahi Yusuf invited African troops to liberate hawiye from Habargidir and to liberate Somalia from habar gidir and Mogadisho warlords.
www.somaliweyn.com /pages/poems/Feb05/28feb7.htm   (622 words)

 SomaliNet Forum (Archive) - Naago Hawiye
Ma ogtahay in naagaha hawiye eey kaa ragnimo badan yihiin adiyo iyo daaroodba.
nacaska hawiye caayay su aal aan ku waydiiyo naagaaha somaaliya ugu sharmuuteysan waa majeerteen intaa hawiya caaneysid orod naagahiina ka cesho adoonta fuusha.
www.somalinet.com /forum/messages/773/14741.html?986502495   (1504 words)

Most Habar Gidir are now preoccupied with establishing some kind of normal life: something that will necessitate their making peace with their kinsmen in the Hawiye, and ultimately some kind of political accommodation both locally and nationally.
Aydiid_s bellicose all-or-nothing political posture has led many of his followers to conclude that the man who once embodied the aspirations of his clan now represents no one_s interests but his own: in a choice between peace and the General, a growing number of Habar Gidir seem likely to opt for peace.
Only once the Muqdisho impasse and the divisions with the Hawiye have been resolved will it be possible to envision broader, more inclusive talks that could eventually reach the national level.
www.africa.upenn.edu /African_Studies/EUE/mogad0695.html   (1939 words)

 Wararka Baidoa.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Beelaha Hawiye oo codsaday in wax loogu daro saamiga wasiirada ku soo beegmay
Muqdisho (Baidoa.com)- Beelaha Hawiye ayaa ka codsaday Madaxweynaha, Gudoomiyeha Baarlamaanka iyo Ra'iisal Wasaaraha dowlada federaalka ah ee Soomaaliya in wax loogu daro saamiga kaga soo beegmay wasiirada dawlada oo qaacido looga dhigay nidaamka 4.5 (afarta beel iyo bar), sida uu ka dhawaajiyay Maxamed Qanyare oo loo doortay in uu ku hadlo codka beesha.
In beesha Hawiye ay madaxda sare beelaha kale ay kala raadiyaan in la siiyo wasiiro dheeri ah iyo in hubka waaweyn ee ay haystaan beelahaan ay dowladdu kala wareegto loona lacageeyo.
www.baidoa.com /wbdc251104.html   (477 words)

Government forces, led by Barre's son-in-law General Mohamed Siad Hersi 'Morgan', soon recaptured the towns in an uncompromising counter-offensive that virtually destroyed them, killing an estimated 40,000 in Hargeisa and forcing 400,000 to flee to Ethiopia; this only served to increase support for the SNM in the north-west.
4.10 Ali Mahdi Mohamed, of the Abgal clan (part of the Hawiye clan-family), was declared interim President by the USC in late January 1991 but his appointment was opposed by the SNM and SPM.
Most was looted in 1991 and appropriated by Hawiye, who were reluctant to return it.
www.madhibaan.org /faq/report-2003-1.htm   (7195 words)

 Hawiye Action Group (HAG)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Babafemi Badajo are visiting Mogadishu, the capital city of Somalia to assess the pacification initiative of Mogadishu undertaken by the Hawiye and non-Hawiye members of the Transitional Somali Parliament.
The result of this disarmament plan is remarkable and deserves an explicit acknowledgement and endorsement by the International Community.
We, the Hawiye Action Group (HAG) applaud such an approach and believe that it is consistent with the wishes of the people of Somalia.
www.banadir.com /HAG1.html   (380 words)

 City Pages - No Place Like Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
His mother was a member of the Daarood, who were slaughtered en masse by the rival Hawiye clan during the ensuing social collapse.
Hassan, interrogated and beaten by Hawiye thugs and fearing that he, too, would be murdered because of his matrilineal clan affiliation, fled Mogadishu in early 1991 for Ethiopia, and then Nairobi, Kenya, where his father had settled after the coup.
He had no reason to think that he would not be believed; he still had the scars of the Hawiye beating on his body, after all.
www.citypages.com /databank/21/1026/article8859.asp   (3191 words)

 IRIN Guide to the Somali National Peace Conference The Civil Initiative
A Djibouti-hosted conference in 1991 had played a disastrous role when politicians and businessmen elected Hawiye businessman Ali Mahdi Mohamed as president.
He was immediately challenged by fellow Hawiye aspirant, former ambassador and military leader, General Mohamed Farah Aideed.
Hawiye, living in Mogadishu); Abdullahi Maalim "Faar" (former director in Ministry of Labour and Sports, Siad Barre regime; Hawiye, based in Nairobi); Abdulaziz Mukhtar Qaridi (political scientist, University of Mogadishu, representing minority groups.
www.arlaadinet.com /News/June/irin_guide_to_the_somali_nationa.htm   (1691 words)

 Somalia News Update, Vol. III No. 25 October 11,1994
Yet that was the premise on which UNOSOM sought, and secured, justification for the renewal of its mandate.
But at the same time that the Secretary-General's report was released, General Aideed un- expectedly told UN officials that he believed the focus on a Hawiye reconciliation was divisive and was creating tension among non-Hawiye clans; therefore he would not support the process.
A "factual account of recent develop- ments" should not have omitted these important setbacks in the search for Hawiye reconciliation; they are critical prerequisites for clear assessment of the likelihood of successful Hawiye peace initiatives.
www.africa.upenn.edu /Newsletters/SNU25.html   (2769 words)

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